Hello! We’re the Kalamazoo Jaycees.

We’ve been here since 1932, and we’re glad you’re taking the time to get to know us.

What’s a Jaycee? Our organization is the Kalamazoo chapter of the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, affectionately known as the “Jaycees.” We are a collection of young men and women between the ages of 21 and 40, creating opportunities for personal growth through leadership and community service.


What’s a Kalamazoo Jaycee do?

The Kalamazoo Jaycees want to make a difference. Whether it’s through volunteering, raising money for worthwhile causes, gaining valuable leadership experience or making new friends, we’re looking to make a difference in our lives and in our community.



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Why be a Kalamazoo Jaycee?


There are many benefits to joining the Kalamazoo Jaycees. Some are available through the Michigan Junior Chamber of Commerce, the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce or the Junior Chamber International, but other benefits are discovered by participating in projects, volunteering or just trying something new!

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How do I become a Kalamazoo Jaycee?

The journey to become a member of the Kalamazoo Jaycees is an easy one. It starts by getting to know us: fill out our quick Information Request Form, attend one of our events, follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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